Books 2nd Grade
Library Books for Second Graders
Books 2nd Grade
The Books 2nd Grade list includes most of the best books for young adults in 2nd grade. This site provides links to free book resources and links to purchase many of the books and additional resources, when available. There are literally millions of titles that could have been placed in this list. Every attempt was made to include only the best teacher-selected titles. These are the books teachers use most often. Over two hundred teachers were polled in order to make the list of the best books for young adults.
If you don’t find what you’re looking for on this list, you might try the book list for 1st or 3rd grade. It's undeniable that the difference between a 1st grade book and a 3rd grad book can be quite significant, so I recommend that you select books based on your child's ability level more so than their age. For that reason, I would encourage you to consider looking at several grade levels around your targeted age. Gifted children might benefit from something more challenging, and remedial readers might benefit from a title below grade level. Please don't limit yourself to only one grade level.
Book levels are based on reading difficulty, not content or plot. Many books are highly readable but challenging in different ways, typically incorporating symbolism and other important literary devices. It is entirely appropriate to read books above or below the reading level you are targeting if the book challenges the reader in other ways, perhaps in a provocative way. With many of the books on this list, I would certainly push them to a higher level because of content. For example, The Catcher in the Rye is certainly a push for fourth grade in terms of content. Perhaps pushing it to seventh or eighth grade may be an option. The same thing can be said about many books that are appropriate for second grade.
Junie B. Jones Super Collection!
Second Grade Book Level List
Reading Teacher Essentials
2nd Grade Level Books
Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, The
Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit
Amelia Bedelia Goes Back to School
Amelia Bedelia's Masterpiece
Arthur Makes the Team
Bear Feels Scared
Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia
Case of the Scaredy Cats, The
Cat in the Hat Comes Back, The
Cat's Quizzer, The
Chalkbox Kid, The
Christmas Tale, A
Come Back, Amelia Bedelia
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Rain or Shine
Dr. Seuss's ABC
Fancy Nancy: Bonjour, Butterfly
Froggy Goes to Bed
Good Work, Amelia Bedelia
Horrible Harry Goes to the Moon
If You Give a Moose a Muffin
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
If You Give a Pig a Pancake
Invasion of the Pig Sisters
Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying
Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim's Birthday
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine
Junie B. Jones, First Grader: Boss of Lunch
Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal
Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy
Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (National Holidays)
Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia
Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House #3)
Nate the Great
Nate the Great and the Monster Mess
Nate the Great...Halloween Hunt
Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!
Three up a Tree
When Pigs Fly
Book Links to Additional Book Lists
Books for Gifted Children
Movies That Were Books
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